Last modified on 14 December 2014, at 22:40

alidade

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A firefighting alidade

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From French alidade, from Spanish alidada, from Arabic عِضَادة (ʿiḍāda), perhaps from عضد (upper arm).

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NounEdit

alidade (plural alidades)

  1. (cartography, astronomy, surveying) A sighting device used for measuring angles.

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alidade f

  1. plural form of alidada